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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Supreme Court rules the individual mandate constitutional, Jamie and Allison dissect the ACA, the right freaks out, the largest city in the U.S. files for bankruptcy, Aaron Sorkin is a dick, and so is Jamie Dimon. Special announcement: Check out Thrive Food Direct, and use the [...]
Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss Justice Scalia’s horrifying comments during the SB1070 hearing, debt collectors at hospitals, Obama Justice and medical marijuana,CISPA, and Rupert Murdoch updates. Special announcement: Check out Thrive Food Direct, and use the code “CitizenRadio” to receive a discount. Your purchase will go towards a Maniac [...]
Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss SCOTUS’ handling of the Affordable Care Act debate, worker solidarity in Occupy Wall Street, CAT TALK, and the creepy US policy of ordering UK carriers to extend no-fly list of Brits travelling to non-US destinations, even on flights [...]
Media Matters has posted a very interesting report that once again illustrates just how laughable the Fox News slogan “Fair and Balanced” really is. It seems the network’s Washington managing editor, Bill Sammon, sent around a memo instructing his staff not to the use the phrase “public option” because it was testing too well. Instead, [...]
Remember that crazy woman that accused Obama of being Hitler during last summer’s town hall? Well, she’s running for Congress. I wrote about it over at Global Comment.
Listen to the interviews here. Citizen Radio interviews Congressman Alan Grayson about standing up to Republicans (including describing the GOP healthcare plan as “Don’t get sick, and if you do, die quickly,”) Wall Street, party opposition – even from his fellow Democrats, and what makes him happy. Next, blogger Marcy Wheeler AKA Emptywheel talks about the [...]
Washington has repeatedly demonstrated its inability to cope with more than one big issue at a time. As a result, the broken healthcare system is in danger of slipping off the radar even though millions of Americans still suffer the terrible fate of the un- and underinsured. Lindsey Graham demonstrated the epic freakout disguised as [...]
It’s been a few weeks since I last documented the systemic violence and threats that have become the hallmarks of right-wing extremism, so I figured it was time for an update. First up, we have the Hutaree Christian terrorist organization, a fiercely militant group (including children) who wore fatigues and carried high-powered assault rifles at [...]
Harold Pollack went out on a limb, and unfortunately fell off the edge, when he suggested that healthcare reform was the “best-covered news story, ever.” Not even Pollack himself seems to really believe that premise as he peppers caveats throughout the article, and ultimately cites a few genuine examples of good journalism that occurred during healthcare reform. Ultimately, however, [...]